30 March, 2011

Episode 110: Wool Washing

You can listen here Weigh in: Slippers Slippers Cassis Fiber Exercise: None My exercise: Treadmill Nike fit Ifit Beginner: Belly Dancing, Zumba, and Latin Dancing Cooking School: Washed wool for the first time Corriedale Unwashed in bags Corriedale Corriedale  Washed-wet Cormo Unwashed in bags Cormo Cormo Washed-wet Merino Unwashed in bags Merino Merino Washed -wet BFL Unwashed in bags Unwashed in bagsBFL Washed -wet Think I need an apron for carding Knitgirllls Vidcast In the Kitchen: Homemade Oreos Pot Luck: AnneLena- Baaaa Socks Cooneen- Cosima MissColleen- Stars & Stripes Mittens WickedPyssa- 2 big 4 Ollie socks Wannaknitsox- Spring Break! Field Report: We talked and skyped!! Recipes: What a year!
Ep 66 was a year ago.

I want to say thank you

to all of the listeners who have donated

while Sarge has been deployed.

We could not have done it without you!

College- Finishing this quarter next week starts new quarter Decision on my hair Sentsy- I won! Thank you Dawn Knit Naturally Podcast Celtic Thunder

Clean Up: Belgariad, Malloreon, Belgarath, Polgara Weddings by Bella series

On the Menu: Knit-a-way April 7-17

Packing OMG! Cord organizer

Stitches Midwest

Knittin’ in the Mitten

8 spots left for stay over 7 spots for Day trippers

Swap table- Pay it forward

Gadget Corner: E-tomic Balm- Goodies Unlimited

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23 March, 2011

Episode 109: Chicken

You can Listen HERE

Weigh in:

Cassis Sweater- Try it on Tubing

10 repeats in

Slip 1st stitch and knit last tbl

Socks- Kollage dpn’s. Thank you dnaprice!!

Online sock yarn

Fiber Exercise:

Washing hand spun
Beach Day 3 oz spun up

Day at the beach

Pink Polypay- Spinning two bobbins to do 3 ply with beach days

Pink Polypay

Cormo on Little wow, Silk on Golding

My exercise:

Ordered iFit and got C25K app, will walk it right now maybe jog later

Cooking School:

Fiber Study- Spinning Loft Fiber Sampler

Fiber study

Received hand cards yesterday

Hand Cards

Need laundry bags for washing

In the Kitchen:

Smoked sausage with cabbage

6 Smoked sausage links
Bit of olive oil spray

Fry them up

1 head of cabbage, cored and shredded

1/2 cup water

Pour water in pan over links, add cabbage- cook until done.

Can serve smoked sausages in buns with stone ground mustard!!
I like vinegar on my cabbage.

Pot Luck:

Stebo79: Minion Factory
Knittinwolf: Monster Chunk
Crochetster: Tender Rose Bag
Knitzydoodle: Elephant
Strickland66: Ridge's Got Milk? Hat

Field Report:

No talking this week
Letters from listeners- You keep me going!!


Storms- don’t like them
College- Hurts my brain
Wine club- Makes the above better
Hair problem- Leave it alone, Henna, Dye or Perm???

On the Menu:

Knittin’ in the Mitten- 9 spots left!!
Goody Bags!
DVDs- Checking if it has a TV, if not I might have one I can bring.

Gadget Corner:

Know your Wheel- Review

13 March, 2011

Episode 108: Confuzzled

You can listen here

Weigh in:

Forever in Blue Jeans Sweater (Cassis)
Blueberry Wrap (Cherry Wrap Sweater)
Olympic Socks

Fiber Exercise:

Lady of the Lake- 332 yds 2 ply
Pink ?? fiber 45 yards single
Silk Hankies- Decided to spin them
New Bulky Flyer for Roo
Marbles- 2.5 oz

My exercise:

Treadmill- up to 2 miles a day
Nike Fit

Cooking School:

Fluff- Pre-draft, Splitting fiber

Popular Wheel Mechanics

In the Kitchen:

Quick Chocolate chip Banana Muffins

Pot Luck:

Skburger: Lassell's Alpaca Seamless Yoke Sweater
Jj2edwards: Autumn Gems Baktus (Shawl #13)
Phoenixfire: February Fitted Pulli
JavaNut: Plum Annis
Vtgayle: Chinook Scarf

Field Report:



Fleece study
Reading- Spinning the old way & Respect the spindle

On the Menu:

Knit-a-way- April
Michigan Fiber Fiesta- May 14th in Greenville, MI
Great Lakes Fiber Show- May 28-29 in Wooster, OH
Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair- June 24-26 in Grayslake, IL
Michigan Fiber Festival August 19-21 in Allegan, MI
Stitches Midwest- August 25-28 in Schaumburg, IL

Knittin’ in the Mitten- November 3-6 in Grand Haven, MI
10 spots left for overnighters and 8 spots for day trippers!!
6 Spots left for the market
Need help filling the “goodie bags”- Etsy shops contact me or info from your favorite for me to contact please.

Gadget Corner:

Hug Light